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Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - June 17, 1926, Altoona, Pennsylvania ALTOOXA JUNE 17, 193d. Crossword Puzzle. Lunches, Dinners, Balls and! Speeches Feature Great! Celebration at the Denver] Convention. VKR, Colo., June the convention week half there are still r. y ik-Iegaics arriving. The to- j tal a'. las been swelled j souii- I'-'-- hundred since ihe count on j Tuesday. The city is brilliant with j c-jli'rs of the gayly bedecked men i who gather badges and sir.--nir.cr5, necklets and arm-bands given by visiting Rotarians from all ovt-r the world. IHnnr.-" lunches are being given in honor of (he many groups, and cel- ebrations of delegations continue as the impetus of Ilio convention in- creases. Time is getting io be pre- vious that the streets arc- full of iv: groups singing attd dancing f under .the clear starry skies far into j tlm morning. The music of bands j ami singers awaken pjfcpi'rs as early j as seven In the morning and the last strains 01 inuMC anil song are hoard s near daybreak in tlio lobbies and j squares and Tom J. Davis, lawyer of Buiie, Mont., .sfHiC'l tJirti the very elements of fair denling make a monetary value, of any j f.'thical principle, when put into pnm- j t" 1 operation. Kithi-i' professional man or tradesman, industrial leader or workman, through the of his li-iuan principles of fairness and un- derstanding of the position of the other fellow, can set the basic performance of every-act in his life upon a high plane from which lie need not fear to fall unless his principles change. Mr. Davis is chairman oi the consti- tution and by-laws committee, nnd ex- pressed faith in the leadership of soundly expressed codes of procedure. Xo higher nor rarer inspiration has been attained in former years than ut this convention. It appears to be a convention with Hs feet on ground, in spite of the inspirational appeals to the niimla of titift Itotarians and the interpret the purposes of the institution. Practical applications of the civic activities in -the. interests of under-privileged boys of many communities has brought out the de- sire on the part of sn many clubs in all countries to' give that type of hoy .1 fighting chance under the- supervi- sion of Kolary .managdment. The de- sire to give strength of life to crippled children, and the increase of .children's pleasures in the form of playgrounds and recreation parks as well as vari- ous types "f homes for youtli nnd as- sistanco given during college days, form the aspirations of this form of idealism in the minds of Rotarians. In view of all the white capped mountains ranging from Pike's peak tj Long's peak, a panorama of fifty "miles, and from a memorial collonndo a mile-high, the ladies of Kotary were entertained at a garden Jiesta res- afternoon j by the Denver Eo- assisted by the ladies of the entire district of Rotary. A- pageant of "Wild-Flowcrs of the Rocky Mountains" was presented by iv-o hundred performers whose scrv- were given in the interests of the hospitality of the. city. The niecea of Thursday evening was the.dry auditorium where the annual president's ball was in full swing un- til early morning. The great hall'that uals was tub small for oc- casion and there were overflow gath- erings in many other halls, including tl Jifks lialfroom. President .Adams and his u-ife were, the center of at- traction nnd congratulations poured upon linn the great expansion of Rotary in the past year and the win qualities wliich made him a wor- 1by leader in long line of notable pres- idents. The formal announcement was'made tl at the 1027 contention will be held in Ostcnd, Belgium.' It was nlso given as an assurance that King Albert would op' the convention in person. ITc is sin honorary member of the Brussels club. SttlE VETERANS 'Not Worried' MISS.ANNALAPPEISTEIN tins saiin-smooin powder goes on ev- enly and 'stays ffr'Iiwivs with- out having to'he renewed. HORIZONTAL. Gazer, fixedly. To tease. Uncommon. Tiny green vegetable. Contralto. Part of verb to be. Mending. Correlative of cither. To form a. rightaugle juint. Deity. Pronoun. 1'ourtlj jjote in scale. Historical legend-. To permit. Temperament. Stupid. Kinned. Negative. Aeriform fluid used fur liu-1. Seventh note in scale. Almost a donkey. Foundation of anything. Tuxi. Therefore. Jrritates. Dad. Minute opening of the skin. To inquire. To instigate. Narrates, Bristly. VERTICAL. berries. To cause to limp. sure of area. spar. Hirsute. Tatter. Monndiu dye. Portico. Orief. Xealots. 1'art of most common verb." v Point of compass. harge tracts of land. Pertaining to heat. I.a rial. .Stir. x To watch secretly. Devoured. Cnit. To argue. Sharks. Lusterous materials." By-product of smoke. To exist. Point of compass. Imitates. Fishing bag. Was seated. Sun god. Exclamation used to frighten. (By United Press.) Pa., .June WHUaHiqwrt today was decked in gala stylo for the opening session of the convention of the Pennsylvania of Veterans of Foreign Wars. The convention, which opened here, today, will be in Thursday, I'liilii- and Saturday. i Headquarters for the have biiu ojHinpU in the Lycoming hotel. Mayor Hugh Gilmore of WiUiauis- port "was to deliver the address of at the opening: session at 9.yO o'clock this morning.' Harper M. Tuhin, statefommaudcr of tlie or- XfHiizittiott responded to the address by Gilmore. 'The principal address at the morn- ing session was delivered by John Har- ries of the organization of Spanish and by Major Jackson M, 'Painter of .the Garrett post uf ihe American Legion. Routinp business will occupy the afternudti si ;sion of the convention Thursday night there will be a guests at a baseball game between William sport aud.Elmira in the New York Pennsylvania .league. Thursday night there IwJH. be a the local Moose lodge. Friday will see, the convention get to real business both morn- ing and afternoon sessions devoted if that subject. Friday night there, will be a military ball-rone of the principal social fcaures of the meet- ing at ihe Xet7 Lycoming hotel. The delegates also will witness anr o'lier baseball' game on Friday, while ili-j irouicn Trill be entertained irith' a sijjht-seeJug tour of and tbe jumntBdug'counirjr. The filial day of the convention Trill iw devoted radtj there will be a short business session in the morning. At this business session tlic officers for the coining year will be elected. The parade proper is scheduled at 11.30 p. in. and the local'post is offer- i )it% a prize for the delegation with the 1 largest number of members in line. ''Military. Order of a fl.'.s degree, also will hold sessions litre during the convention. BEST RADIO FEATURES ON PROGRAM (Copyright. 1S2S. by United Press.) W.VYC. Sew York, 8.30 p. m. E, D. T. Edwin 1'ranko Goldman's Concert direct from the 3IaM, Central I park. I KDKA, East Pittsburgh, S.30 p. m. 11'. S. T. '-Hie Svmplionr plarcrs. I CXHM, Montreal, 8 p. in.' E. D. T. Slvsiun Light orchestra. VrSB, Atlanta, 8 p. n3. C. S. T. Smith sacred singers. WLS, Chicago, 7.20 p. ID. C. S. T. )jicra program.. x WFBG, Altoona, 9.30 p. m. Dance' music from Lakemont park. BUKM'ED BY LIVE WISE. J-Uie Aslibv today is in condition at litre as a result of coal- ing in contact with a high-railage elec- tric wire whilc.wprking on a pole high above the ground. 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